Why do electric cars have grilles?

An nice piece on how skeuomorphic designs aren’t just for software:

The truth is that electric cars don’t really need grilles. There’s no radiator, and while electric motors and other components do require cooling, they’re often placed in areas nowhere near the traditional grille location. There are still parts of a car that will need airflow— air conditioning condensers, possibly oil coolers for certain kinds of motors, but nothing that really demands the type and size of grille that internal combustion cars require.

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Why do electric cars have grilles?